Erik Santos in Jose Rizal’s 150th birthday

A special event at the CCP entitled ‘J.P., ang gig ni Rizal’ was presented in honor of our national hero Jose Rizal’s 150th birthday. In line with the country’s most talentad artists were Rachelle Ann Go and the Philippines’ Prince of Pop Erik Santos, who played Crisostomo Ibarra with much gusto!

Philippines’ best artists perform at Rizal’s 150th birthday

J.P. Ang Gig ni Rizal, Awards and Musical Revue is the biggest presentation by the CCP to be held at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo where performing groups from all over the country as well as esteemed Filipino singers such as Erick Santos, Bamboo, and the maestro Ryan Cayabyab come together to honour the Great Filipino Artist, Jose P. Rizal by way of musical, dance, and theatrical performances.

Philippines’ best artists perform at Rizal’s 150th birthday
PIA Press Release
Friday, June 17, 2011

QUEZON CITY, June 17 — Artists coming from various disciplines have come up with a way to honour the national hero, Jose P. Rizal in his 150th birth anniversary.

Celebrated only once every 50 years, the national pride’s legacy is being remembered through an array of presentations prepared by several performing artists in the Philippines.
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